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19 Sep 2020   ·   2
best freebies to sign up for right now

50 of the Best Freebies You Can Sign Up For Right Now!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Do you love FREE stuff? Check out this list of some of the best FREEBIES available right now!

Psst! Be sure to also check out our lists of Birthday Freebies, Free Homeschool Curriculum, Free Educational Programs for Kids, Free Workout Programs, and Free Kids Meals!

best freebies to sign up for right now

Do you love FREEBIES? Did you know there are tons of great freebies you can sign up for online, most of which are ongoing offers?

Many people hesitate to sign up for online freebies, because it’s frustrating trying to figure out which ones are legitimate and worth sharing your personal information.

That’s why I decided to round up this HUGE list of freebies that are 100% legitimate!

{Tip: Even the most legitimate freebies will probably get you lots of extra e-mails in your inbox, so I highly recommend creating a separate e-mail address just for freebie sign-ups. I also recommend never sharing your cell phone number with any company, unless you feel comfortable doing so.}

Here’s a list of 50 of of the best FREEBIES you can sign up for right now (and none of them are scams or spammy):

Free CeraVe Sample

1. Free 2-Month Kindle Unlimited Trial — Through the end of the year, you can sign up for a FREE two-month trial to Kindle Unlimited. This gives you access to over 700,000 ebooks and thousands of audiobooks — all for free!

2. Free 30-Day Audiobooks.com Trial — Sign up for a free one-month trial, and you’ll get three FREE audiobooks to listen to! They have a premium library of books, audiobooks, and podcasts to choose from.

3. Free CeraVe Moisturizing Cream — Fill out the form to receive your sample by mail.

4. Free La Roche-Posay Anthelios Sunscreen — Fill out the form to receive your sample by mail.

5. Free IHOP Meals — Sign up to get e-mails from IHOP, and you’ll receive three free meals: one immediately, one on your birthday, and one on your sign-up anniversary.

free Baskin Robbins ice cream

6. Free Scoop of Baskin Robbins Ice Cream — Simply download their mobile app to get a FREE scoop of ice cream!

7. Free Packet of Seeds — Pledge to share some of your harvest with someone in need to sign up for this fun freebie.

8. Free Kids’ Kindle eBook — Just sign up for the free Amazon kids’ newsletter, and you’ll be able to select one of three eBooks to receive for FREE!

9. Free Kindness or Thank You Cards — Either choose the printable version or fill out a form to have printed cards mailed to you.

10. Free Ella’s Kitchen Food Vouchers — Become an Ella’s Friend to get FREE vouchers for Ella’s Kitchen food, plus other free goodies.

free LEGO Life magazine subscription

11. Free Educational Programs for Kids — Check out this BIG list of FREEBIES for kids — games, programs, apps, books, activities, and more!

12. Free NeilMed Sinus Rinse Bottle Kit — Just click on the button to request your freebie, follow the prompts to continue, and fill out the form to have it mailed to you.

13. Free Box of Samples Every Month at PINCHme — Sign up for PINCHme and watch for their Freebie Tuesday once a month! It goes live at Noon EST, and they run out quickly. But if you can grab one, it’s a HUGE box of freebies!!

14. Free LEGO Life Magazine Subscription — Sign your child up for a free subscription to LEGO Life Magazine. It’s packed with activities, building tips, comics, and more.

15. Free Workout Programs at Home — If you’re looking for a way to stay fit without paying for an expensive gym membership or program, check out this list of free workout programs you can take advantage of from home!

Best freebies: Panera coffee

16. Free 3-Month Trial to Apple Music — New customers can get a FREE 3-month trial to Apple Music streaming services.

17. Free Month of Unlimited Coffee at Panera — Sign up for Panera’s new coffee subscription to get your first month of unlimited coffee for FREE.

18. Free Casual Wardrobe Basics Builder — If you need some outfit inspiration or ideas, this is such a helpful and fun freebie.

19. Free Grocery Savings Cheat Sheet — This cheat sheet gives you 10 quick ways to cut your grocery bill by $50 this week!

20. Free Tena Sample Pack — Just answer a couple questions and fill out the form.

Free Cinnabon BonBites

21. Free 3-Month Pandora Premium Subscription — New customers can currently get a FREE 3-month Pandora Premium subscription on Groupon.

22. Free Cinnabon BonBites — Join Club Cinnabon and get a coupon for one free order of BonBites.

23. Free Breathe Right Nasal Strips Sample — Trouble with snoring? Just fill out the form to get this one sent to you.

24. Free Peet’s Coffee Beverage — Download the Peet’s Coffee app and sign up for Peetnik Rewards, and you’ll get a free beverage of your choice! You’ll also receive a free beverage on your birthday.

25. Free QuikTrip Drink — Download the app to get a free drink at QuikTrip.

free Redbox DVD

26. Free Redbox DVD Rental — Just download the Redbox app for the first time, make sure you have Redbox notifications turned on, and check back within an hour for this freebie deal.

27. Free Marble Slab Ice Cream — Earn a free $5 reward after you download the app and make one purchase.

28. Dunkin Donuts Coffee — Get a free beverage when you sign up for their rewards program. You’ll also get a freebie on your birthday!

29. Free Truvia Natural Sweetener Sample — You’ll have all kinds of sweeteners to sample! Here’s another! Just fill out the form.

30. Free Eat At Home Challenge — Want to save money and eat healthier? Sign up for this FREE challenge!

best freebies: Free Chili's Chips & Salsa

31. Free Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnut — Download their app, sign up for Krispy Kreme Rewards, and you’ll immediately receive a reward for a free doughnut. You’ll also get a free doughnut on your birthday!

32. Free LEGO Life App Download — Download this popular kids’ app with no in-app purchases.

33. Free Classic Burger at Back Yard Burgers — Sign up for the Back Yard Burgers e-mail club to receive a free back yard classic burger.

34. Free Better Morning Challenge — This FREE 5-day challenge will give you accountability to stick to your goals and be more intentional with your days and schedule.

35. Free Chili’s Chips & Salsa Every Visit — Join My Chili’s Rewards to score free chips & salsa on every visit!

Free Enfamil Gifts

36. Free Similac Formula — Sign up for Similac StrongMoms to get free formula samples and coupons.

37. Free Enfamil Formula — Sign up for Enfamil Family Beginnings to get free formula samples and coupons.

38. Free Ravensburger Online Puzzles — If you love puzzles, you can put together online puzzles with family or friends for FREE! Simply make a user name and join an existing puzzle with others or start a new one. You can’t create a private puzzle group, but just tell your friends which puzzle you are working on and they can join you.

39. Free Panera Bakery Treat — Get a free bakery treat when you sign up for MyPanera Rewards.

40. Free Corner Bakery Cafe Cookie — Get a free cookie when you sign up for the Corner Bakery Cafe e-mail club.

free Huggies diapers sample

41. Free Homeschool Curriculum — This list is updated every week with all the latest FREE homeschool curriculum & at-home educational resources!

42. Free Huggies Diapers Sample — Just pick out your product and size, and then fill out the simple form. (And don’t forget to sign up for the Huggies Rewards Program to trade in points for free gift cards!)

43. Free Walmart Baby Box — Just create a baby registry to get a FREE baby box from Walmart!

44. Free Schlotzsky’s Sandwich — Get a free small classic sandwich when you download their rewards app.

45. Free Enfamil Enfagrow Sample — Sign up for a free sample of Enfagrow Toddler Next Step.

Free Audible Books for Kids

46. Free Amazon eBooks — Did you know there is a HUGE list of free eBooks you can get on Amazon each day? Just check out the list, and be sure to browse by category to find exactly what you’re looking for!

47. Free Kids Meals at Restaurants — This list has over 50 different restaurants where kids eat free! And it’s updated regularly.

48. Free 30-Day Trial to Amazon Music Unlimited — This is Amazon’s completely ad-free music streaming service that includes tens of millions of songs and playlists! (After your free 30 days, your plan will automatically renew at the monthly rate of $7.99 – $9.99 per month. If you don’t wish to continue at the full price each month, be sure to cancel before your free trial is up.)

49. Free Target Baby Registry Gift Bag — Just create a baby registry to get a free welcome gift bag from Target valued at over $80!

50. Free Audible Stories — For the foreseeable future, Audible has made many books completely FREE for kids and teens! No Audible subscription is required.

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19 Sep 2020   ·   27
ReadingIQ App Promotes a Love of Reading

*HOT* ReadingIQ Deal: Annual subscription for just $2.49 per month! {Silas loves this app!}

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If you have a child who struggles with reading, I highly, highly recommend this ReadingIQ app! And this is a GREAT discount!

ReadingIQ App Promotes a Love of Reading

ReadingIQ is once again offering a great discount to get 68% off their annual subscription — which means you’ll pay just $29.99 total for an entire year! That’s like getting eight months for FREE. You’ll pay just $2.49 per month!!

ReadingIQ is a recently new online digital library for kids that offers thousands of books for all reading levels. And I can’t sing the praises of this reading app enough!

Silas had never been excited about reading until he started using this app last year. This app made him fall in love with reading — something I never thought would be possible after years of his struggle with reading.

In the first 6 weeks of using it, he logged close to 600 minutes of reading on ReadingIQ… all on his own. And did I mention this was with almost zero coaxing or encouragement from me?

ReadingIQ digital books

When you sign up with ReadingIQ, you get:

  • Unlimited access to thousands of books. Anytime. Anywhere.
  • Accessible on desktops, tablets, and phones
  • Popular titles and characters that children know and love
  • All titles carefully curated for readers 12 and under
  • Book recommendations for every child based on his or her level
  • Ability to monitor your child’s progress
  • Award-winning titles, including Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners
  • Up to 3 children per account
  • Guided Reading and Lexile® levels available for thousands of books
  • Ability to preview the content your child is exploring
  • More than 700 professionally voiced titles

They’ve only offered this discount a handful of times, so definitely take advantage of it! This is a HUGE savings off the regular price of $7.99 per month!

Psst! If you’re not sure you’re ready to purchase yet, you can still get a FREE one-month trial instead! After the first month is up, if you decide to continue your subscription, it’ll cost $7.99 per month.

Go here to get this ReadingIQ discount.

19 Sep 2020   ·   0

Brigette’s $96 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu for 6

My older sister, Brigette, shares her shopping trips and menu plans every week! You can go HERE to see all of her weekly menu plans and you can go HERE to read all about her family!

Aldi

1 10-lb bag Russet Potatoes – $3.49

4 bags frozen Broccoli Florets – $3.56

1 bag frozen Mixed Vegetables – $0.75

1 3-lb bag Sweet Potatoes – $1.99

2 cans Green Beans – $0.96

1 Cauliflower – $1.99

2 3-ct pkgs Colored Peppers – $4.98

1 pkg Zucchini – $1.68

1 pkg Romaine Hearts – $1.99

1 pint Grape Tomatoes – $1.19

1 16-oz bag Mini Cucumbers – $1.95

1 bag Spinach – $1.19

2 bags Fresh Green Beans – $3.18

1 pkg Fresh Broccoli – $2.19

2 2-lb bags Honey Crisp Apples – $4.58

1 8-oz pkg Deli Sliced Cheese – $1.25

1 16-oz pkg Deli Meat – $2.49

1 pkg Sliced Pepperoni – $2.19

2 large pkgs fresh Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast ($1.29/lb) – $12.89

1 pkg Turkey Bacon – $1.89

1 pkg American Cheese Slices – $1.99

1 24-oz carton Cottage Cheese – $1.59

1 can Parmesan Cheese – $2.29

1 32-oz carton Egg Whites – $2.95

1 bag Pecan Halves – $5.29

1 16-oz bag Brown Sugar – $1.29

1 can Baking Powder – $0.99

1 pkg Chocolate Chips – $1.29

1 jar Peanut Butter – $1.15

1 bag Mini Marshmallows – $0.79

1/2 gallon Orange Juice – $1.59

1 32-oz carton Half and Half – $1.39

1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55

1 Delightfully Pure Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer – $1.99

1 gallon Whole Milk – $1.47

1 gallon 1% Milk – $1.47

1 large carton Quick Oats – $1.79

1 box Crisp Rice – $1.36

1 Family-Size box Frosty Flakes – $1.59

1 box Cinnamon Crunch Sqaures – $1.19

1 box Rice Squares – $1.29

1 bag Nacho Chips – $0.75

2 loaves Sandwich Bread – $1.18

1 pkg Hot Dog Buns – $0.59

1 pkg Hamburger Buns – $0.59

3 dozen Eggs – $1.12

Total: $96.94

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts

Everyone is responsible for making/cleaning up their own breakfasts. Choices include:

Trim Healthy Mama Pancakes, Smoothies, Fried/Scrambled/Boiled Eggs, Veggie Omelets, Cereal, Oatmeal, Cottage Cheese, Fruit

Lunches

Deli Meat/Cheese Sandwiches, Apples, Cucumbers x 2

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Apples, Peppers x 2

Leftovers x 3

Dinners

Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Green Beans

Bacon Quiche, Biscuits, Steamed Broccoli

Grilled Chicken, Quick Garlic Breadsticks, Green Beans

Venison Burgers, Tossed Salad, Grilled Zucchini, Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza, Broccoli

Venison Roast in the Crockpot, Roasted Broccoli, Mashed Potatoes

Taco Salad Bar

(I also bought the ingredients for my older two children to make Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats for a youth event)

19 Sep 2020   ·   0

Sherwin Williams Coupon: 40% Paints & Stains + 30% off Painting Supplies!

Planning on a home renovation project? Be sure to grab this Sherwin Williams coupon to save on paint!

{Psst! Want to save more on home renovation projects? Try earning Swagbucks to trade in for Lowe’s, Home Depot, PayPal, and Amazon gift cards — like this one reader did!}

Sherwin Williams Paint

Sherwin Williams Coupon Code

If you love Sherwin Williams paint, check out this great sale! Through September 21st, you can score 40% off all paints and stains plus 30% off all painting supplies! No promo code needed.

Plus, sign up for PaintPerks and you’ll possibly score a $10 off $50 purchase coupon.

Check out these other great tips for budget-friendly home remodeling and decorating!

18 Sep 2020   ·   19

Two Books I Finished This Past Week

Welcome to my weekly book update post where I share what books I read this past week + my honest thoughts and star ratings of them.

A Word on My Star Ratings

The star ratings I give the books I read are based on a 5-star rating system. I rarely will ever give a book a 1-star rating (maybe never?), because my philosophy is that if a book is only worthy of one star, I’m more than likely going to quit reading it. 🙂 In the same vein, you’ll also notice that I’ll rarely give a 5-star rating as I reserve those for only my very, very favorite books.

Want to see all of the books I’ve read so far this year? Check out my Good Reads page.

In the last two weeks, I finished two books and here are my reviews…

Catch Me If You Can

I can’t stop talking about this book! It is the fascinating story of Frank Abagnale who was a daring con man and imposter. I listened to the audiobook and kept having to stop it to share yet another unbelievable story with Jesse of something that he did.

Frank traveled all over the world posing as a pilot, cashed 2.5 million dollars in forged checks, and even worked as an attorney and medical doctor (when he hadn’t gone to school for either!).

If you need a good listen of a story that is almost so crazy that you can’t believe it’s true, I recommend this book. It’s also a good reminded that not everything is like it seems and we shouldn’t take everything at face value! It also was such a telling tale about how money can’t buy happiness.

I’m giving it 5 stars because I couldn’t stop talking about it. I’d love to hear your thoughts if you’ve read it/listened to it.

Note: There is some language and some PG-13 topics in it.

Verdict: 5 stars

You Who?

Y’all, I wanted so badly to like this book. It came highly recommended to me by a number of people. However, the book just missed the mark for me for a lot of reasons.

First off, I didn’t feel like it had a strong outline. It felt like each chapter was just a sort of separate essay and it didn’t really build on one another.

Secondly, it felt like it was written from a place of legalism rather than grace. Much of the content seemed like it would encourage you to set up rules and have a critical spirit toward others for their choices and decisions, instead of pushing you to rest in the finished work of Christ on the cross and to wholeheartedly rejoice in His great love for you.

Almost the entire book felt like the author was tired, worn out, and worn down. Like the Gospel was a heavy burden she was called to bear instead of the greatest love gift ever given. It just seemed to lack joy and life.

Finally, I wholeheartedly disagreed with chapter 20 where she discusses feelings. In fact, in one section, she said, “We Christians need to stop thinking of our feelings as insights. Our feelings are instead something that we need to manage.” She goes on to say, “Christians should be far more inclined to view our feelings like a bunch of monkeys that we are responsible to keep in cages, train, and disregard completely when they are acting up.”

I think we do a great disservice to our emotional health when we don’t see the value that can come by paying attention to our feelings. I believe that feelings are not right or wrong. They are just feelings. It’s how we act on them that is either healthy or unhealthy, sinful or God-glorifying.

To say that we should, in essence, disregard or stuff down our feelings can be so detrimental to our health and well being. I believe we should pay attention to and acknowledge what we are feeling — sadness, anger, joy, frustration, etc. — and then seek God for wisdom as to how to process these feelings and act (or not act!) on these feelings, and ask God to lead us in how we need to heal or deal with those root issues that might cause us to want to act in unhealthy ways as a result of our feelings.

That said, I think probably the author and I would agree on a lot of things if she and I were to have a conversation over coffee (and I kept wishing I could as I read the book). Her method of delivery and the foundation from which she came from just felt very grace-less and legalistic instead of grace-filled and Gospel-centered. However, because I come from a very legalistic background, I tend to be much more sensitive to these things. 🙂

Verdict: 2 stars

What have you read recently? Let us know in the comments!

18 Sep 2020   ·   0

Men’s and Women’s Sperry Sneakers just $29.99 shipped!

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If you love Sperry, be sure to shop the sale on sneakers!

For a limited time, you can get Sperry Sneakers for Men and Women for just $29.99 when you use the promo code SNEAKERS29 at checkout! Plus, shipping is free!

Get these Women’s Lounge Away Chambray Sneakers for just $29.99 shipped after the code (regularly $54.95)!

Get these Women’s Pier View Wool Sneakers for just $29.99 shipped after the promo code (regularly $59.95)!

Get these Men’s Halyard CVO Chambray Sneakers for just $29.99 shipped after the promo code (regularly $59.95)!

Get these Men’s Halyard 2-Eye Canvas Boat Shoes for just $29.99 shipped after the promo code (regularly $59.99)!

Shop the entire Sperry sale here.

Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher!

18 Sep 2020   ·   0

Under Armour Adult Hustle 4.0 Backpack only $27.50 shipped (Reg. $55!)

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If you’re looking for a new backpack, check out this Under Armour Adult Hustle 4.0 Backpack!

Amazon has this Under Armour Adult Hustle 4.0 Backpack for just $27.50 shipped right now (regularly $55)!

This is the lowest price ever on record! Choose from Black, Red/Silver or Seaglass Blue/Metallic Gold Luster at this price.

Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get guaranteed FREE two-day shipping (and possibly one-day or same-day shipping!). And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon.

Thanks, Hip2Save!

18 Sep 2020   ·   8

*HOT* Get a 96-count box of Ticonderoga Pencils for just $9.25!!

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This super popular deal is back! Grab ’em while you can!

Amazon.com: Ticonderoga Pencils, 96-count for just $10.19!

WHOA! Amazon just dropped the price of these Ticonderoga Pencils, 96-count to just $9.25 when you clip the 10% off e-coupon!

At just $0.09 per pencil, that’s a HOT deal on these highly-rated pencils!!

Sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to get free 2-day shipping. And don’t forget you can sign up for Swagbucks to earn free gift cards to use on deals on Amazon.

Thanks, Hip2Save!

18 Sep 2020   ·   0

Vera Bradley: Extra 30% off Clearance Sale!

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Love Vera Bradley? You can score an extra 30% off clearance items right now!

Vera Bradley is offering an extra 30% off clearance items right now! No promo code needed – the discount will apply at checkout. Plus, shipping is free!

Here are some deal ideas…

Get this Large Travel Duffel Bag for just $35 shipped (regularly $100)!

Get this Factory Style Cooler Tote Bag for just $27.65 shipped (regularly $79)!

Get this Weekender Travel Bag for just $42 shipped (regularly $150)!

Get this Carson East West Tote Bag for just $22.40 shipped (regularly $80)!

Shop the entire sale here.

Thanks, Wear It For Less!

18 Sep 2020   ·   0

Coumbia Kids’ Evolution Valley Jacket only $37.52 shipped (Reg. $95!)

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Do your kids need a new jacket? Score this Kids’ Evolution Valley Jacket for only $37.52 shipped!

Columbia has this Kids’ Evolution Valley Jacket for just $37.52 shipped when you use the promo code SEP60 at checkout!

This is regularly $95 so this is a great deal. Choose from four color options.

And shipping is FREE if you’re a Columbia Rewards Member.